| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Seeing J. Roddy Walston and the Business in concert always guarantees one thing: You'll leave much sweatier than you arrived.
Since arriving in Baltimore from Tennessee in 2004, the quartet's workmanlike reputation has been built on its raucous, give-...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:36 AM
At an open-air studio in Rishikesh, India, Allison Korycki fell in love with yoga, participating in her first class as monkeys hung on the doors of the classroom. Now, the 25-year-old Korycki, who lives in Charles Village, is the director of operations at...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:01 AM
The Beach Boys will perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion June 15 as part of their 50th anniversary tour.
The anniversary tour was confirmed late last year and the dates are now trickling out, with the band confirming all dates Wednesday on their...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Radiohead keeps adding dates to their new tour.
Among the just-announced latest batch is the Verizon Center. The band will hit the Washington D.C. stage June 3. They've been touring in support of their latest album "The King of Limbs."
Tickets, at $69....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:47 AM
When Alabama Shakes take the Virgin Mobile FreeFest stage on Saturday, the quartet — all from Athens, Alabama — will likely play its biggest hit, "Hold On," within the first few songs.
This is a deliberate move, and also a sort of challenge...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 12:46 PM
My Morning Jacket performed Friday at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia. b editor Anne Tallent reviews the show below.
"Told me not to smoke drugs, but I wouldn't listen
Never thought I'd get caught and wind up in prison"
The lyrics of My...
| Nov 22, 2011
They didn't want it to end this way, but it will.
After 10 years, five albums and roughly 1,500 shows, the Bridge — one of Baltimore's most successful bands — will take the stage one last time on Thanksgiving Eve. Without any opening acts,...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:43 AM
Bands come and go all of the time, but they are not all created equal. We were reminded of this not once, not twice, but three times in recent months, when three of Baltimore's most celebrated and seasoned acts announced their breakups.
The Bridge, a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It began in April at Coachella.
That's where R. Kelly made a surprise appearance with the French band Phoenix, delighting (and maybe befuddling) an indie-minded crowd only minimally aligned with the audience that's helped drive Kelly to R&B...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Dating back to the '50s when NBC's "The Tonight Show," hosted by Steve Allen, featured an ensemble led by pianist Lyle "Skitch" Henderson, house bands have become a latenight talk show staple.
Allen was known to tinkle the ivories now and then (his jazzy...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:30 AM
IFC has teamed up with Jack Black and Kyle Gass, also known as comedy rock duo Tenacious D, to promote their Los Angeles-based comedy music fest.
Put together by Black and Gass, Festival Supreme is a comedy music festival at the Santa Monica Pier that...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:58 AM
The “southeast” of Jason Isbell’s new album, Southeastern, could be in Australia, where a guy sits across from a friend at a table in the song “New South Wales,” “1,000 miles from [their] mothers,” as they think...